A Day in the Life: User Experience at Rock Creek Strategic Marketing

A Day in the Life: User Experience at Rock Creek Strategic Marketing

This presentation was given as part of the Rock Creek, General Assembly, Chief, and exploreUX event. The event was followed by a panel discussion. Description is below.

Considering a career as a User Experience Designer? Curious about what a day-to-day job looks like in UX? Looking to hire and want to know what to look for in an entry-level employee? Join General Assembly and Rock Creek Strategic Marketing's user experience design team for a presentation and panel discussion to learn how Rock Creek practices UX in D.C. Learn about getting started in the field and about the day-to-day demands of User Experience, as well as where it’s headed.


During the upcoming session you will:


  • • Discover best practices of top-notch UX Designers in their everyday work

  • • Talk with a panel of experts, hear about their professional experience

  • • See what it's like to work at a digital agency

  • • Explore different options for branching into UX Design

  • • Discuss how UX Designers are found and hired



Panelists


  • • Andrew Wachholz, UX Practice Lead, Rock Creek



  • • Mackenzie Black, UX Strategist, Rock Creek



  • • Michelle Chin, Senior UX Strategist, Rock Creek, founder of exploreUX



  • • Faz Besharatian, Design Consultant, General Assembly Instructor

  • • Moderator: JoJo Spiker, Creative Director, Rock Creek

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Michelle Chin

July 23, 2014
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    USER EXPERIENCE AT ROCK CREEK STRATEGIC MARKETING July 23, 2014

    Michelle Chin @soysaucechin | Andrew Wachholz @controlchat #ux-rc
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    • Introduction • Presentation on UX at Rock Creek •

    Panel discussion • Networking TONIGHT
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    Michelle Chin
 Sr. UX Strategist at Rock Creek
 Founder of

    exploreUX WHO ARE WE? Meetup: meetup.com/exploreUX Blog: exploreux.org
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    • UX for the web • UX the UX •

    UX beyond the web RECAP
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    Faz Besharatian
 @faz Design Consultant
 UX Instructor at GA Rock

    Creek
 @rockcreeksm Mack Black
 @mknzblack UX Strategist
 Rock Creek Chief
 @mybigchief Michelle Chin
 @soysaucechin Senior UX Strategist
 Rock Creek General Assembly
 @GA_DC Andrew Wachholz
 @controlchat UX Practice Lead
 Rock Creek exploreUX
 @exploreUX JoJo Spiker (moderator)
 @jojospiker Creative Director
 Rock Creek
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    Photo Credits ! Slide 6 • Detective: http:/ /en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Wild,_Private_Detective#mediaviewer/ File:John_McQuade_Charlie_Wild,_Private_Detective_1951.JPG

    • Finger painter: https:/ /c1.staticflickr.com/9/8432/7722213438_f549e72ea7_z.jpg • Soccer team: https:/ /www.flickr.com/photos/paulscott56/6781763582/ • Dogs: http:/ /upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/53/
 Shetland_Sheepdog_and_Rough_Collie.jpg ! All other photos by Rock Creek (Andrew Wachholz, Lauren Moore, Michelle Chin, Steve Fultz)